Lake Broadwater Conservation Park
  • Length: 3km

  • Duration: 1hr

  • Grade: 3

  • Style: Return

  • Start: 1040 Broadwater Rd, Ducklo

  • End: 1040 Broadwater Rd, Ducklo

  • Location: Lake Broadwater Conservation Park

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  • Distance from CBD: 237 km

  • State: QLD

  • Latitude: -27.34981591

  • Longitude: 151.0926973

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4WD Access

Public Transport

Bitumen Road

Gravel Road

Steep Road

Winding Road

Speed Bumps

Vehicle Ford

Entry Fee

Large Car Park

Small Car Park

Accessible Parking

Accessible Toilet

Public Toilets

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Picnic Shelter

Picnic Table

BBQ Facilities

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Lake Broadwater Conservation Park...

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Concrete Path

Timber Boardwalk

Gravel Path

Sandy Trail

Rough Trail

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Prams & Strollers

Manual Wheelchair

Motorised Wheelchair

Bicycle Trail

Mountain Bike Trail

Historic Rail Trail

Dog Friendly

Urban Walk

Coast & Beach

Historic Lighthouse

Waterfalls & Lakes

Rainforest Walk

Goldfields & Mining

Heritage Walk

Aboriginal Art

Alpine Region

Alpine Huts

Exposed Ledges

Rock Scrambling

Steep Terrain

Bush Bashing

River Crossings

Scenic Viewpoints

Well Marked

Drinking Water

Untreated Water

Fishing Spots

Swimming Spots

Overnight Campsites

Trail Running

Horse Riding


Red Gum Track is a 3km, grade 3 return hike, located in Lake Broadwater Conservation Park, Queensland. The hike should take approximately 1hr to complete.

Hike Summary

Leave Lake Broadwater's main recreation area and wind through huge river red gums skirting the lake edge. Watch for birds on the water or in the lake-side forest, and spy kangaroos, wallabies, lizards and a range of interesting local plants.

About the region

Lake Broadwater has two camping areas: Lake Broadwater and Wilga Bush.

The Lake Broadwater camping area is managed by the Western Downs Regional Council, while the Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service manages the Wilga Bush camping area.

Camping permits are required and fees apply. Permits must be obtained before setting up camp.

Park-specific conditions:

The maximum length of stay is 21 nights.
Light fires only in fireplaces provided or use a fuel stove.
Firewood must not be collected from the park.
Supervise children closely—especially near the lake.

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